Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Financial Systems Analyst (Reporting) (Vacancy #: VAR000785) This position serves as a Financial Systems Analyst (Reporting), performing professional analyst work relating to the financial activities of the Financial Systems Division within the Financial Services Directorate (FSD). The work requires the design and adaptation of automated financial management systems and/or financial reporting systems, and/or the Library's budget system. In addition, the incumbent renders financial advice and assistance to management. The incumbent also...
    • Opening Date: February 26, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Human Resources Assistant (Vacancy#VAR000823) This position is located in the Human Capital Directorate, Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Assistant and provides clerical and administrative assistance to the staffing and classification specialists in the areas of merit employment, staffing and classification.
    • Opening Date: March 5, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0203
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archives Processing Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000737) The position is located in the Acquisitions and Processing Section of the Music Division, Special Collections Directorate of Library Services. As part of one of the largest music libraries in the United States and in the world, the Acquisitions and Processing Section is crucial to the Music Division's mission of preparing for reader use special collection material of the performing arts: music, theater, and...
    • Opening Date: February 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1421
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Financial Management Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000796) The incumbent serves as a Financial Management Specialist, responsible for analysis of IT finance, cost, and other related IT management information to include the IT service catalog, project management office and enterprise architecture work products and services. Responsible for evaluating supporting IT management systems and tools; capturing, generating and synthesizing and reporting IT investment life cycle management data; and improving IT financial planning, budgeting,...
    • Opening Date: March 6, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy#VAR000730) The Library Technician (Metadata) is supervised by the Chief of the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent's duties include creation of descriptive metatdata for legal documents, including primary and secondary source materials, based upon an examination of materials.
    • Opening Date: February 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Administrative Specialist (Detail/Temporary Promotion) The U.S. Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Division (USASH) is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-8 to serve on a full-time, 120 day temporary promotion or a GS-9 to serve on a full-time 120 day temporary promotion to the GS-11 or a qualified individual at the GS-9 or GS-11 (no promotion) to serve on a full-time NTE 120 day detail as...
    • Opening Date: March 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-9/11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000766) This position is located in the Moving Image Section within the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS). As part of one of the largest audiovisual repositories in the United States and in the world, the Moving Image Section is key to the MBRS Division’s mission of preserving and preparing for researcher access to material that encompasses the breadth and depth of moving...
    • Opening Date: February 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, Science Reference Section) (Vacancy #: VAR000797) The Science, Technology, and Business Division (ST&B) provides reference and research service to Congress, government agencies, and researchers. Constituents are served in person and via email, the telephone, other electronic communication, and traditional correspondence.The incumbent's performance will be assessed on the basis of the quality and effectiveness of the Section's ability to provide reference and research service to its collections in support of the...
    • Opening Date: February 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Materials Handler Supervisor (Vacancy #: VAR000731) INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE PRESERVATION DIRECTORATE DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE INELIGIBLE. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)Serves as a supervisor in the Collections Maintenance and Off-site Storage Section in the Collections Management Division. Incumbent supervises the operation...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: WS-08
    • Series: 6907
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Medical Emergency Coordinator (Vacancy #: VAR000804) Working closely with the Chief Medical Officer coordinates and administers the various elements of the Library's medical emergency preparedness as well as clinical services and response as needed. Ensures that the Library's first responders are properly educated, trained, and equipped to save lives and limit casualties in times of emergency. Improves the Library's state of preparedness by assisting with daily clinical services, responding to...
    • Opening Date: February 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Detail) The Preservation Directorate, Preservation Reformatting Division (PRD) is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-7 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-8 level, OR a qualified individual at the GS-08 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail as an Administrative Support Assistant.The incumbent will serve as an Administrative Support Assistant and will provide...
    • Opening Date: March 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07/08
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Government Organization and Management (Vacancy #: VAR000809) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Government Organization and Management to join its Executive Branch Operations Section to focus on government oversight and separation of powers. Applicants should have a strong understanding of policy and legal principles related to congressional oversight mechanisms (e.g., investigations, hearings, and access to agency information), executive authority, and presidential emergency powers.
    • Opening Date: February 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Trade Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000788) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to trade law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context.
    • Opening Date: February 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Temporary) There are multiple vacancies that can be filled at any time. The work schedule is full or part time.The Program Specialist’s duties will focus on review and analysis of digitized copyright records from approximately 1870 through 1970. The position will involve detailed review of record metadata as well as full text of digitized records for the U.S. Copyright Office’s catalogue.Reviews and analyzes digitized records...
    • Opening Date: February 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Analyst (Technical Information Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000786) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Legislative Analyst to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). The Legislative Analyst contributes to the Office of Congressional Information and Publishing’s mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Medicaid Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000794) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Medicaid Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP).CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on...
    • Opening Date: February 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Communications Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000787) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to communications law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context(Input information for appropriate position).
    • Opening Date: February 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process (Vacancy #: VAR000798) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process to join its Legislative and Budget Process Section. The position will focus on in-depth research and analysis of congressional rules, practices, and precedents, particularly those related to the consideration of legislation on the floor of the House and Senate, as well as organization and procedure of...
    • Opening Date: February 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Clerk (Temporary) The Law Library seeks entry level incumbent to perform the following duties within its Global Legal Collection Directorate division.Sorting,Shifting,Labeling,Checking the Serial Set list items selected for digitization,Shelving microfilmsMinimum Knowledge and Abilities accepted:Attention to detailAbility to utilize computer search tools and data basesKnowledge of collections material processingKnowledge of Library retrieval proceduresAbility to utilize Microsoft Office programsIf you’re interested in being considered, please submit an email...
    • Opening Date: March 1, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 0303
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Library Aid (Processing) (Temporary) The Law Library is looking for help to sort and shift microform collections currently housed in its closed stacks or which are to be housed there once the installation of our new shelving project is completed. New material, together with items removed from the Law Library Reading Room, have been stored in various temporary locations owing to the inaccessibility of the microtext cabinets during...
    • Opening Date: March 1, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Library Aid (Temporary) The Law Library seeks two Library Aids who will perform a range of tasks from arranging, shelving, and preparing of collection items for sending to the offsite storage to more advanced searching bibliographical records (ILS and OCLC), verification, and updating. As well as specific projects that pertain to searching for non-bibliographical record material and periodical organization.Minimum Knowledge and Abilities accepted:Attention to detailAbility to utilize...
    • Opening Date: March 1, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Temporary) Applies knowledge of the full range of library rules, procedures, and operations to resolve a wide variety of problems relating to managing, maintaining and securing a voluminous and complex legal and government document collection.Retrieves and supplies the legal materials in a prompt and efficient manner to all clients. Provides expedited responses for legal reference and research materials to priority clientele, such as Congress or...
    • Opening Date: March 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Visual Information Specialist (Temporary) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a visual information specialist for a 6-month pilot project to develop information and instructional videos, working with a team of visual information specialists, librarians, research analysts and other staff. The successful candidate will possess expertise and proven experience in visual communication, reflecting skills in storyboarding, concept art, photography, motion graphics and video production/editing. Minimum Qualifications:Demonstrated ability to...
    • Opening Date: March 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1084
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Vacancy #: VAR000802) The incumbent provides full administrative support for the Conservation Division and works under the direction of the chief of the division. Provides the full range of administrative functions and responsibilities needed to maintain a smooth and seamless flow of all administrative and office operations for the division while helping to maintain a secure environment with limited access.
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Data Librarian (Vacancy#VAR000806) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will identify, acquire and curate data sets, manage data collections and facilitate the discovery of data sets used by CRS analysts, attorneys and information professionals. The selectee will also participate in the development of data repositories and work with stakeholders to identify and evaluate systems, tools and...
    • Opening Date: March 5, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Legislative Attorney (Intellectual Property Law)(Vacancy#VAR000808) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to intellectual property law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context. The Legislative Attorney prepares objective, non-partisan analytical studies...
    • Opening Date: March 5, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • detail ( library employees only )
    LDP Fellow-Leadership Development Program (LDP) Duration: LDP is scheduled to begin in July 2019. Training sessions will be held for one week (five consecutive business days) July 2019 – February 2020. Fellows will begin a supervisory detail on March 2, 2020, not to exceed 120 days.Tour of Duty: Classroom training and presentations will be held 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., five consecutive business days each month for eight months,...
    • Opening Date: March 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11/12/13
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Immigration Policy (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000816) The Domestic Social Policy Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Immigration Policy. The ideal candidate will work on immigration policy issues including eligibility for public benefits, the intersection of crime and immigration, the economic impact of immigration, and demonstrate an ability to develop expertise in new areas of immigration policy. Ideal candidates will have an academic background in public...
    • Opening Date: March 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Deputy Law Librarian for Collections (Vacancy #: VAR000820) The Deputy Librarian is responsible for the acquisition, organization and preservation of the Law Library's collection, ensuring the quality of the collection and rapid and effective access to it. The incumbent oversees the planning, development, management and usability of digital legal and legislative information resources hosted on site from the Law Library's physical materials and from remotely-hosted digital materials collaboratively developed with Law Library...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Librarian (Law) Legal Research Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000769) The Legal Research Analyst works under the broad supervision of managers from divisions within the Law Library (1) analyzing legal materials; (2) responding orally and in writing to inquiries requiring proficient skills in conducting legal and legislative research involving the law of particular jurisdictions and international law; and (3) communicating with Law Library users and staff by assisting in their research work and preparing...
    • Opening Date: March 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 15, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Chief, African and Middle Eastern Division) (Vacancy #: VAR000773) The African and Middle East Division Chief is the Library's principal expert/specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions covered by that division. The Chief has full professional responsibility for coordinating activities of the Library related to that geographic area, and for directing the development and maintenance of the Library's collections pertaining to these regions, including the integration of digital technology, and...
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Director, Development Office (Campaign Director) (Vacancy #: VAR000727) The position is responsible for the overall direction of the Library’s Development Office and serves as the Campaign Director. The Director, Development Office (Campaign Director) (DDO/CD) is a key staff member in the Office of the Librarian of Congress with principal responsibility to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the annual and long-range fundraising goals for the Library. As leader of the Library’s development effort...
    • Opening Date: February 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( open to all )
    SPP-Register 2019 - Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) - SPP Register The Library of Congress is accepting applications from people who wish to be considered for employment at the Library under its Selective Placement Program (SPP). It is the policy of the Library to recruit and hire qualified applicants with targeted disabilities by assisting these individuals in obtaining employment consistent with their level of skills and abilities and their capacity for safe and efficient job...
    • Opening Date: December 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411